WBZ Archives: “Charlie on the MTA” Released

On this date in 1959, the Kingston Trio first released their song “Charlie on the MTA.” In this clip, the group reunited for the unveiling of the Charlie Card system in 2004.

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  1. Susan Hill says:

    This commercial is great, but it would be nice if you could identify all the people in the original. I recognize most, but can’t remember the names. Love seeing Barry Burbank in the same segment both old & new.

  2. Hi Susan. Here is a complete shot-by-shot breakdown of everyone in the original production and the remake: http://boston.cbslocal.com/2018/03/26/wbz-one-4-all-promo-remake/

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